Although Windows SteadyState will no longer be available after 31 December 2010 the software will remain functional as long as you download the most up to date version before the end of the year. 

However, Windows SteadyState was never made to work with Windows 7 and there are many out there who would like to have that capability.  Well today I came across a MSDN posting from Matt Hickey while reviewing my RSS feeds in which he shows you how to create the same functionality in Windows 7 that Windows SteadyState provides other OS’s. 

…most of its features can be replicated by using native Windows 7 features and free tools from Microsoft.

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